The Jacques Pépin Foundation supports free culinary and life skills training, through community based organizations, that helps individuals detached from the workforce gain confidence, skills, and employment in food service.

Jacques Pépin Foundation

Upcoming Event

Smithsonian Institute’s 5th Annual Food History Weekend

Smithsonian Institute’s 5th Annual Food History Weekend

Join Jacques and the Julia Child Foundation on November 7 for the presentation of the Julia Child award, or see a live, free demonstration and book signing with Jacques on November 8, at the National Museum of American History. Full details here.

The JPF will also host a very exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime, fundraising opportunity to break bread (and paella!) with Jacques, Andrew Zimmern, Carla Hall and many other celebrities at the private home of Jose Andres, on Friday evening. Please inquire directly to info@jp.foundation.

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Technique Videos

The Jacques Pepin video library is a vast resource for learning and mastering culinary technique. Selections from the collection are available in the Video section.

We are all equal in the eyes of the stove.

~ Jacques Pépin

Nous sommes tous égaux dans les yeux du fourneau.

~ Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin

The Foundation

The Foundation was formed in June, 2016 by Jacques Pépin and his closest family to translate Jacques’ inspirational love of cooking, mastery of classic technique, and renowned teaching ability into action that benefits people disenfranchised from the workforce.

As the most trusted name in culinary education, we believe the Jacques Pépin Foundation is uniquely qualified to advance culinary training for our neediest, willing citizens.

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The Jacques Pépin Foundation is committed to transforming lives through culinary education. Your donation is an essential part of the work.

The Jacques Pépin Foundation is a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.

The Jacques Pépin Foundation is a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible.